A brief introduction to the concept of Sentence

A brief introduction to the concept of Sentence As Schönberg stated in his book on musical composition, a piece of music is organized some way or the other to make it intelligible or comprehensible.[1]Arnold Schönberg, Gerald Strang, and Leonard Stein. Fundamentals of...
Schumann Piano Quartet in E-flat major

Schumann Piano Quartet in E-flat major

Introduction   Robert Schumann (1810-1856) was known for having periods or even years in which he composed a certain genre of music. The year 1842 has become known as the chamber music year in which Schumann composed three string quartets op. 41, the piano...
Books by Schönberg and Ratz

Books by Schönberg and Ratz

Some remarks on two booksand why you should read them Siem Huijsman History of Western Music Theory Conservatory of Amsterdam Professor: David Lodewyckx June 15, 2021 As part of the course The History of Western Music Theory at the conservatory of Amsterdam, academic...
Musica Disciplina

Musica Disciplina

In the mid ninth century a monk of the monastry of St. Jean de Réôme wrote a manuscript in which he tried to apply ancient Greek music theory to the practise of Gregorian chant in his day. His name: Aurélien or Aurelianus; the name of the manuscript: Musica...